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Liberalism, Childhood and Justice: Ethical Issues in Upbringing

Tim Fowler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201635
eISBN:
9781529201680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201635.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The book develops a novel theory of children’s place in liberal theory. It argues that justice requires promoting children’s wellbeing, not merely their fair access to resources. I argue that one ... More


Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Tim Lomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents an innovative new approach to the study of wellbeing, intersecting psychology, linguistics, and cross-cultural scholarship. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of ... More


The changing public health system: an examination of the new commissioning infrastructure

Stephen Peckham, Anna Coleman, Erica Gadsby, Julia Segar, Neil Perkins, and Donna Bramwell

in Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 8 reports research on the changing role of commissioning in the restructured public health system. The chapter will discuss how public health commissioning responsibilities have changed and ... More


Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

If the Global Finance Crisis has taught us anything, it’s that economics as we know it is not working. If global warming means anything, it’s that we have to rethink how we live on this shared ... More


Using health and subjective well-being for quality of life measurement: a review

Robert A. Cummins and Anna L.D. Lau

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on the relevance of SWB as a possible policy goal, and examines issues of measurement. It reviews and critiques different measures of health and well-being and explains the ... More


Education

Morag C. Treanor

in Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter five explores the importance of understanding child poverty and its relationship to children’s education. It takes a child-centred perspective to situate children in the context of their peer ... More


Mental health, psychological well-being, successful ageing and quality of life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Positive mental health is a prerequisite for a good quality of life across the whole lifespan. It is an overarching concept, which intersects with a number of related concepts, psychological ... More


Living in a state of insecurity

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter begins by highlighting the circumstances and conditions of participants’ lives preceding the introduction of the Bedroom Tax policy. This serves as a starting point for the chapter, ... More


Health, wellbeing and quality of life

Angela Curl and Julie Clark

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Transport is fundamental to health, wellbeing and quality of life. By providing accessibility and mobility, it contributes positively to population health in numerous ways. At the same time, many ... More


Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Instead of presenting the economy as a machine-like entity, this chapter reframes the economy as the outcome of everyday human actions. Using examples from New York and northern India it shows how ... More


Take Back Work: Surviving Well

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different ways of working. It shows how an over-emphasis on paid work and consumption is undermining people and planetary wellbeing. Using examples from the minority and ... More


Take Back Business: Distributing Surplus

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different types of businesses. It shows how the surplus generated by businesses (whether capitalist, cooperative or community-oriented) can be directed towards people and ... More


Take Back the Market: Encountering Others

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the variety of ways that people secure the goods and services they need to survive. It shows how markets are being reshaped to address the wellbeing of producers and ... More


Take Back Property Commoning

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the ways that different types of property are being transformed into commons that provide for people and planetary wellbeing. It shows how relations of care and responsibility ... More


Take Back Finance: Investing in Futures

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the ways that monetary and non-monetary forms of investment can generate widespread wellbeing. It shows how wealth, broadly defined, can be stored, safeguarded and directed in ... More


Any Time, Any Place …

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The conclusion turns to the things that stand in the way of taking back the economy–any time, any place. And it explores how nature might offer inspiration for living with one another equitably, ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is an attempt to establish how British children are doing. Of course, there is already a great deal of material available on children's well-being in the UK, and it specifically draws on it ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter brings together the findings and attempts to develop an index of child well-being for the UK. In particular, it tries to answer the question, was Ed Balls right? It also presents a ... More


Bird Feeding Matters Even More Now: The Promise and Risks of a Global Phenomenon

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The popularity of bird feeding continuous to grow, enabling large numbers of people to see and enjoy the present of wild creatures in the own gardens. Such intimate encounters may represent a ... More


The changing policy context: new dawn or poisoned chalice?

David J. Hunter and Neil Perkins

in Partnership working in public health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447301325
eISBN:
9781447311942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301325.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 describes the changing context for partnership working in public health following the UK coalition government’s plans for returning lead responsibility for public health in England to local ... More


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